Check out the list below to find solutions to your common queries.

If you can't find the information you're looking for, feel free to contact us directly at info@iaph.org We're here to help!

1- Is IAPH an accredited academy?

Yes, IAPH is an accredited academy recognized for offering high-standard training in public health education. The academy itself, along with its programs, holds accreditation from various national and international bodies.

Internationally, IAPH is accredited by the Accreditation Service for Schools, Colleges, Universities, and Online Learning Providers (ASIC), a respected entity in the field of educational standards. Additionally, its training programs are specifically accredited by the Agency for Public Health Education Accreditation (APHEA), which is known for its rigorous evaluation of public health educational programs.

Nationally, the academy has earned accreditations from several esteemed bodies in Jordan. This includes the Technical and Vocational Skills Development Commission, the Jordanian High Health Council, as well as the Nursing Council and the Medical Council. These national accreditations reinforce IAPH's commitment to providing quality education in public health, aligned with both local and international standards.

2- What are the professional strengths of IAPH?

  • Capacity Building Focus: Committed to building and strengthening the health workforce, enhancing public health science, practice, and professionalism.
  • Practice-Based Education: Prioritizes a practical, hands-on approach in training, ensuring applicability in real-world scenarios.
  • Multidisciplinary and Multi-professional Scope: Embraces a wide range of disciplines and professional perspectives, preparing students for diverse public health challenges.
  • Technology-Enhanced Learning: Utilizes advanced technology in education, offering a modern, comprehensive learning experience.
  • Contextualized Education for EMR: Tailors its education to align with the specific needs and challenges of the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR), ensuring relevance and effectiveness in this context.
  • Continuous Professional Development: Offers ongoing educational opportunities for health professionals, ensuring they stay updated with the latest public health trends and practices.
  • Research and Innovation Emphasis: Actively encourages and incorporates research and innovation in public health, keeping the curriculum dynamic and forward-thinking.

3- What are the eligibility criteria?

- Public health workforce.

- Public health professionals who are working in organizations, institutes, universities and private sector

- Medical councils, and universities’ students and graduates who are interested in building their career in public health or any related field.

4- it possible for me to enroll in a program while working full time?

Certainly, at IAPH, we offer an innovative approach to learning with our on-the-job training programs. These are designed so that participants can learn directly within their own organizations. This unique format allows you to apply new knowledge and skills in a familiar work environment, enhancing both your learning experience and your professional practice. It's an ideal solution for those who wish to continue working full-time while advancing their education and expertise in public health.

5- What are the available programs and fields of study?

Discover a wide range of programs and fields of study at IAPH, designed to meet your professional aspirations in public health. Our offerings include 14 fields of study and 36 programs, covering areas like Public Health Emergency Management, Leadership & Management, Health Economics, Noncommunicable Diseases, Women and Child Health, Environmental Health, Global Health, and Health Informatics, among others.

Each program is tailored to provide you with in-depth knowledge and practical skills, preparing you for the challenges and opportunities in the public health sector. Join us to advance your career and contribute to the health and well-being of communities.

For more details and to explore all our programs, visit the following link

6- Do I need an undergraduate degree in order to pursue a program or field of study?

To enroll in one of our programs or pursue a specific field of study at IAPH, you will need a university degree. However, for our short courses, a university degree is not a prerequisite. This flexibility allows individuals at various educational levels to benefit from our wide range of offerings in public health education.

7- Are the IAPH programs accredited?

Yes, programs are accredited by the Agency for Public Health Education Accreditation (APHEA).

8- Can I “Try Out” a free training course?

Yes, you certainly can "try out" a course at IAPH as we do offer some training courses for free. To stay informed about these opportunities, we recommend regularly checking our website for updates on available free courses and when they become accessible. This is a great way to experience our teaching style and course content before committing to a full programAdditionally, if you would like to receive updates and notifications about our free courses and other offerings via email, kindly register on our website to join our mailing list.

9- How long would it take to finish the program?

Technical Diploma: The program spans a total of 12 weeks, consisting of five weeks of in-class training and seven weeks of fieldwork supervised by experts.

Professional Diploma Programs: These programs have a duration of nine months.

IAPH follows a flexible model that accommodates everyone.

* Trainings can also be customized for different lengths to fit the needs of a variety of organizations, for more details please contact us at info@iaph.org.

10- Are Program Training transferred trainings or credits accepted?

Credit transfer can be considered based on your school policy and alignment with our programs’ competencies

11- How many credit hours are required for a program or field of study for graduation?

IAPH programs are equivalent to 100 to 120 CPD points

12- Are interviews required during the application process?

Usually, interviews are not required. However, in some cases, the specialty committee may request to interview some applicants. 

13- What entrance exams and scores are required?

No exams are required. However, some programs may require a certificate of language proficiency. 

14- What graduate degree options are available?

Technical Diplomas

Professional Diplomas

15- What type of funding is available to cover the cost of training or study?

a. Employing agencies.

b. Private payment.